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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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  • She's deter-mined.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • Tax uncertainty deters investment.

  • ...we hold it to be the first task of statesmanship to develop the strength that will deter the forces of aggression and promote the conditions of peace.
    Dwight D. Eisenhower (34th US President)

  • The risks posed by this dangerous relationship cannot be contained or deterred by traditional means.
    2004 Republican Party Platform  -- 06/28/06)

  • The mayor`s wife was not deterred.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief

  • The Sarbanes-Oxley Act establishes a set of requirements for financial systems, to deter fraud and increase corporate accountability.

  • The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
    Abraham Lincoln

  • If not all those who break the law are caught, or if punishment is uncertain even when a violation is uncovered, then the penalty must be increased to maintain a given level of deterrence.
    William F. Shughart II  --  Private Antitrust Enforcement: Compensation, Deterrence, or Extortion?  -- 06/28/06)

  • In contrast, early presidents often struck a note of modesty and self-restraint: after his third State of the Union, Washington wrote that "motives of delicacy" had deterred him "from introducing any topic which relates to legislative matters, lest it should be suspected that he wished to influence the question before it."
    Gene Healy  --  Speech from the Throne  -- 06/28/06)

  • ...vigorously enforcing the law to deter and punish further corporate abuses.
    2004 Republican Party Platform  -- 06/28/06)

  • may fairly wonder if the new sentences to be imposed are not somewhat more than is necessary to achieve the other objective of criminal law -- deterrence.
    Paul Rosenzweig  --  Sentencing of Corporate Fraud and White Collar Crimes  -- 06/29/06)
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